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Thu, Dec 08, 2016

Contract Awarded To Design A Hangar For Future Air Force One Aircraft

Facility To Be Built At Joint Base Andrews For $250 Million

Despite President-elect Donald Trump chastising Boeing for the cost of new Air Force One aircraft on order, Naval Facilities Engineering Command awarded a $250 million contract for the architectural and engineering services for the Presidential Aircraft Recapitalization (PAR) Complex to the FBS-Pond Joint Venture.

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Thu, Dec 08, 2016

Nose Gear Collapses On Skywest Flight During Emergency Landing At San Antonio

Was En Route From Chicago To Monterrey, Mexico

The pilot of a Skywest airplane operating as United Express flying from Chicago to Monterrey, Mexico was forced to make an emergency landing at San Antonio, TX Sunday after problems arose with the plane's landing gear.

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Thu, Dec 08, 2016

Airborne 12.08.16: Trump v AF1, Gordon Bennett Cup 2017, Skydiving At Casa Grande

Also: Intoxicated Pilot, Seaplane Pilots, AEA/EASA, Drones As Lifesavers, ISS Update, T-50A Flight Ops, Safran

President-elect, Donald Trump set the world of aviation and the media slightly off center when he tweeted the following: “Boeing is building a brand-new 747 Air Force One for future presidents, but costs are out of control, more than $4 billion. Cancel order!” Then, during an impromptu television interview following his tweet, Mr. Trump said "Well, the plane is totally out of control. It's gonna be over 4 billion dollars - and, I think it's ridiculous. I think Boeing is doing a little bit of a number. We want Boeing to make a lot of money but not that much money." Here’s a report for our aviation minded friends who are looking for an excuse to travel to a beautiful location. From September 7 through the 16th, 2017, Gruyères, Switzerland will host the 61st Gordon Bennett Aeronautical World Cup, which is the oldest gas balloon race i

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Thu, Dec 08, 2016

Airborne 12.07.16: SpaceShipTwo Free Flt, Newest Tecnam, Hurricane Hunters Move

Also: Chelan Seaplanes Debacle, Electrifying E-Fest, Delta's New Airbus, Orion Update, ACSS NXT-700, Flyht, Duncan Aviation

The newest SpaceShipTwo flew free of its mother ship for the first time, just a few days ago. VSS Unity was piloted by Mark Stucky and Dave Mackay. Over the course of the 1 hour 20 minute flight, of which 10 minutes was the free flight of SpaceShipTwo, the pilots, mission controllers, and ground crews collected valuable data. The test flight was the fifth flight of VSS Unity following several recent Captive Carry flights. Tecnam has introduced what they say is a substantially updated and improved Mark-2 version of the company’s popular light sport eligible P2002 Sierra. The Tecnam P2002 Sierra Mark-2 retains all of its flying qualities, but now offers an improved cabin for greater comfort, top level avionics, new paint colors and interior options, and a

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Thu, Dec 08, 2016

FAA Proposes $218,700 Civil Penalty Against Resorts World Companies

Allegedly Conducted Unauthorized Air Carrier Operations

The FAA has proposed a $218,700 civil penalty against Resorts World Aviation and Resorts World Bimini for allegedly flying passengers without an FAA air carrier certificate or with pilots who had not been trained and checked for commercial operations.  

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Thu, Dec 08, 2016

Hajime Yoshimura Of Japan Appointed President Of The ICAO Air Nav Commission

Will Serve One-Year Term As Head Of The Commission

The Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has unanimously appointed Commissioner Hajime Yoshimura to a one-year term as President of the ICAO Air Navigation Commission (ANC), the UN civil aviation Organization’s main technical body.

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Thu, Dec 08, 2016

Hawaiian Airlines Optimizes Fleet Plan

Will Retire Entire Fleet Of Boeing 767 Aircraft By The End Of 2018

Hawaiian Airlines today announced it will add three new aircraft to its fleet with the purchase of one A330-200 and the lease of two additional A321neos. The newly ordered planes will enable Hawaiian to early retire its fleet of Boeing 767 aircraft by the end of 2018 while supporting measured, sustainable growth of its unique medium and long-haul missions.

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Thu, Dec 08, 2016

Yuneec Names Mike Kahn U.S. CEO

Will Oversee Day-To-Day U.S. Operations For The Drone Maker

There's a new person at the helm of Yuneec's U.S. operations. The drone company has announced that Mike Kahn has been named as CEO of Yuneec USA.

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Thu, Dec 08, 2016

McCallister Takes Reins Of Gunslingers

Airborne Change Of Command Ceremony Conducted December 5

The Gunslingers of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 105 conducted an airborne change of command ceremony above the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) in the eastern Mediterranean Sea, Dec. 5.

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Thu, Dec 08, 2016

German Federal Police To Receive Three H215 Helicopters

Will Be Used For Challenging Missions Such As Maritime Emergencies

The German federal police (Bundespolizei) has signed a contract with Airbus Helicopters for the purchase of three H215 multi-role rotorcraft via the purchasing administration of the German Federal Ministry of Interior. The aircraft will be tasked with a number of challenging roles, among them maritime emergencies and police missions. The helicopters are scheduled for delivery in early 2019.

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